Monday, January 5, 2015

Return of the 5 day work-week. Ugh.

Thanks to vacation time, holidays and end-of-year work celebrations, this looks like the first 5-day work week for us since in about a month.  And it's going to be cold, dammit.

So, with that glass-3/4-empty greeting out of the way, we'll wish you a happy Monday, bring your attention to a pretty good run of previously noted opportunities closing this week, and, for those of you who've been away from job-searching & -perusing during the holidays, we'll remind you that we did post plenty new jobs & internships pretty consistently (with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day), so scroll back to have a look.

IAP WorldwideManager, Public Relations/Communications – 10 years professional-level marketing & corporate/employee communications experience required, including background in social mediums/platforms.

Narcissists and those requiring constant hand-holding apparently needn’t apply for Public Relations Manager and Public Relations Manager/Sponsorship Focus (scroll down to marketing opportunities) posts with Bridge International Academies, the world’s largest chain of primary and pre-primary schools bringing world-class education to the poorest of the poor worldwide – DC-based; foreign travel required.

The Ounce of Prevention Fund works to improve the life chances for low-income children through their programs, advocacy, training, and research – opportunities with the group include a DC-based Communications Associate post, as well as Director of Communications, the latter of which we’re not sure if located in DC or Chicago.  Both support their First Five Years Fund program.

American Association for the Advancement of ScienceCommunications Associate – 1-2 years of work experience in a news organization, public relations office, or a position with extensive public contact will merit your consideration.

Results for DevelopmentSenior Communications Officer – seeking candidates with 7+ years of relevant work experience in communications at a research institution, government, bilateral or multilateral development agency, consulting firm, NGO, or think tank.

Biotechnology Industry Association
Medstar HealthRegional Marketing Director – 5 years of experience in marketing, preferably with at least five years of experience in healthcare; ad agency background a plus.

Search all open positions and you’ll see that several Intern opportunities & a couple admin posts were listed in December with the World Wildlife Fund

This week’s weather forecast could serve to make Phoenix, AZ a bit more attractive for some of you; Vice President, External Affairs for the Goldwater Institute gets you there

Americans for Safe Access, advocate for safe & legal access to cannabis for therapeutic uses and research, notes undergrad & grad level Intern opportunities.

Application season opens on Feb. 24 for Summer 2015 Intern opportunities with the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, so this is just a get ready/save-the-date note

Seafood Nutrition Partnership
American Association of Medical Colleges Meeting Coordinator – previous experience with meeting planning preferred

Dow Jones is seeking an Economic Policy Reporter to uncover, animate & explain economic thinking inside the White House, Treasury, & Congress.

American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers

Alexandria’s Carpenter’s Shelter works to transition homeless individuals & families back into in independent living; your place in this worthy & well-established enterprise would be as Development & Communications Manager – $42k-$48k

Hebrew Home of Greater WashingtonAssociate Director, Communications – looking for CVs that show a minimum of 5-7 years direct communication experience in PR, communication, marketing, advocacy, or like industry, with emphasis on content development, and including prior project management experience demonstrating successful communication with print and design vendors – see main HH site here.

DC LibraryOutreach Specialist – 13-month term position – $57k-$74k – provides communications and grassroots marketing outreach support for the library’s early literacy efforts – apply by Jan. 28

Excited by the prospect of helping city officials build better communities?  Have a cutting-edge vision for adult learning that can motivate, mobilize & equip local leaders?  Those nodding their heads are encouraged to see more about Director, NLC University (scroll to find) for the National League of Cities – $115k

URS Corp.Public Involvement Assistant – temporary – bilingual English/Spanish a must – Miami, FL

Duke EnergyFederal Government Affairs Manager – minimum 3-5 years of Capitol Hill experience particularly sought – apply by Jan. 8

The non-partisan problem-solvers at No Labels seek Communications Director with 5¬-7 years of experience in press, communications or media, as well as familiarity/comfort working in a campaign-style environment – apply by Jan. 31 – Intern posts also noted

Atlas Research
  • Senior Policy Analyst – experience working with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or other relevant, federal health agencies desired
  • Writer – background producing annual reports particularly valued
Logistics Management InstitutePublic Policy Fellow – for 2015 Masters candidate in Public Policy, Public Administration or related discipline; quantitative coursework highly preferred.

Insurance mainstay The Hartford seeks Director, Government Affairs with at least 5 years’ experience in a lobbying and/or public policy role.

Burness Communications seeks Graphic Designer proficient in Illustrator, InDesign, & Photoshop; Javascript skills deemed a big plus

The Alzheimer’s Association of Southeast Virginia seeks Development Director with 5+ years proven leadership experience in professional fundraising, utilizing diversified approaches – Norfolk, Va.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Admin Assistant – supporting undergrad admissions dept. – Baltimore, MD

And finally, here's a short video (59 seconds!) from the helpful folks at Idealist with 5 job-search lessons from 2014 they'd wish to impart to you.

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